Tomoya Tabuchi, born 1974 in Tochigi, Japan, graduated in living design at Kuwasawa Design School in 1997. After working at a Japanese furniture firm on the planning, designing original products, developing products designed by overseas designers, he became independent in 2010. In 2011, Tee table was presented by Interiors – a Japanese firm – as his first design after his independence. His activity includes design products, graphic design and art direction. He has received the Premio Vico Magistretti, shortlist for prize (2007), ELLE DÉCOR Young Japanese Design Talent (2012), Good Design Award (2014/2018), Architizer A+Awards (2016).